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Disruptive Technology: An Interview with Edward James

Airs at: Thu, 11/02/2023 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for The Imaginary Possible
  What is AI? How will it change our lives? How is it already changing our world for the better and for the worse?   Everyone is taking about AI.  Some people argue it will save us, others it will lead to human extinction. In this episode of The Imaginary Possible, I fir... Read more

Class Struggle Unionism (repeat)

Airs at: Mon, 10/23/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Joe Burns, long time labor organizer and educator, author of three books: "Reviving the Strike", "Strike Back" and  "Class Struggle Unionism", talks with co-hosts Laura Wadlin and Jamie Partridge about his new book which describes three types of unionism in today's labor mo... Read more

The Imaginary Possible

Produced for The Imaginary Possible
"From customer service chatbots, to job applications processed through applicant tracking systems (ATS. ), and facial recognition technology used in airport security checkpoints, AI is rapidly changing our world. New AI-powered technologies have the potential to make our... Read more

Mark Anthony Guzman of MealsOnUsPDX

Airs at: Thu, 10/19/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Our guest this morning is Mark Anthony Guzman, a founder of MealsOnUsPDX. They cook and serve thousands of meals every week for people of all kinds who need some food, no questions asked. Read more

A Change Is Gonna Come

Airs at: Mon, 09/25/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
Dramatic changes are taking place locally and nationally in politics and labor. In November 2022, an overwhelming majority of voters chose to create a new form of city government that changes how city commissioners are elected and redefines their responsibilities, expandin... Read more

On the Strike Line with Detroit Auto Workers

Airs at: Mon, 09/25/2023 at 6:15pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Labor Radio's Laura Wadlin interviews eight Detroit auto workers in front of a Ford assembly plant on the first day of their historic strike. Read more

Back to School in Crisis

Airs at: Mon, 09/25/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Back to School in Crisis: Claims that education is in crisis often mischaracterize the nature of the problems and of the solutions. The problems do not arise from remote learning, nor from the accurate teaching of US racial history, nor the respecting of children's gender i... Read more

Mobilization against APEC: looking back and moving forward

Airs at: Wed, 09/20/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Host Paul Roland welcomes three guests to look back at the mobilization against the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit held in Seattle in August: Katie Comfort,  US Coordinator of the International Women's Alliance; Johnny Olson member of Migrante Portland and re... Read more

Flood Plain Resilience and Tree Codes on the Chopping Block

Airs at: Mon, 09/18/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Once Oregon and Portland were environmental leaders but recently many of the city and state's noteworthy projects and policies find themselves on a potential chopping block. On this episode of Locus Focus we talk with Bob Sallinger, Urban Conservation director with Willamet... Read more

Who Will Own the Forests

Airs at: Mon, 09/11/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
At the end of this month the World Forestry Center is sponsoring a conference called “Who Will Own the Forests.” For forest conservationists that’s a good question. On this episode of Locus Focus, we talk with Alex Budd, Alliance organizer for the Pacific NW Forest Climate ... Read more